70th Congress > Senate > Vote 79

Date: 1928-05-16

Result: 54-23

Vote Subject Matter: Government Management / Budget Special Interest

Bill number: S744

Description: TO AGREE TO THE REPORT OF CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON S. 744 (45 STAT. L. 689, APP. 5/22/1928), A BILL TO FURTHER DEVELOP AN AMERICAN MERCHANT MARINE TO ASSURE ITS PERMANENCY IN THE TRANSPORTATION OF THE FOREIGN TRADE OF THE UNITED STATES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES, WHICH REPORT RECOMMENDS THAT THE SENATE RECEDE FROM ITS DISAGREEMENT TO THE HOUSE AMENDMENT AND AGREE TO THE SAME WITH AN AMENDMENT PROVIDING THAT SHIPS MAY BE SOLD BY THE BOARD WHEN FIVE MEMBERS VOTE FOR SALE INSTEAD OF BEING UNANIMOUS. (P.8786-2)

Original source documents: Congressional Record vol. 69-8, p. 8810; Senate Journal vol. 70-1, p. 462;

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